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Manitoba History No. 88

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award

War Memorials in Manitoba
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
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Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Alexander Presbyterian Church / Alexander United Church (Alexander, RM of Whitehead)

This church in Alexander, in the Rural Municipality of Whitehead, was built in 1887 for a Presbyterian congregation. The annex and spire were added in 1908. When in 1919 the congregation merged with that of the local Methodist church to form a Union church (United church after 1925), the Presbyterian building continued to be used for services while the Methodist building was sold for use as a Masonic Lodge.

Among the clerics of Alexander United was Wallace R. Donogh (c1954-1962).

Alexander United Church

Alexander United Church (October 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.83007, W100.29209
denoted by symbol on the map above


Whitehead Wanderings: 1883-1982 by Whitehead-Alexander Centennial Committee, 1983, pages 16-17.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner.

Page revised: 9 June 2018

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